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Essex County Library, Braintree

Description: Essex County Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 November 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 113729

OS Grid Reference: TL7589323267
OS Grid Coordinates: 575893, 223267
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8802, 0.5541

Location: B1256, Braintree, Essex CM7 9DB

Locality: Braintree
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 9DB

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Listing Text

(North Side)

Essex County Library
TL 7523 1/234
A late C19 grey gault brick building originally built as a County Court and
now used as a Library, Stucco fronted with a parapet and cornice on paired
console brackets. 1 storey. 3 window range, double-hung sashes with margin
glazing bars, in stucco architraves, with cornices on console brackets. A moulded
stucco stringcourse runs at window sill level, on console brackets under the
windows. Each end breaks forward slightly, with a doorway on the east end and
a window on the west end, set in rusticated semi-circular arches, with alternate
voussoirs vermiculated.

Listing NGR: TL7589323267

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Source: English Heritage

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